North Ronaldsay Aerodrome

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th July 1946.

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Photo of Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence , Orkney and Shetland 12:00 am, 10th July 1946

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation if he is aware that the regular air service to North Ronaldsay, Orkney, which was in existence before the outbreak of war, cannot be resumed until the landing ground has been enlarged; and what steps are being taken to deal with the situation.

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation (Mr. Ivor Thomas):

A survey of the work required to restore and extend North Ronaldsay aerodrome has been carried out by the licensee of the aerodrome, with whom my Department is in consultation.